It's heating up around the U.S. right now and with wedding season in full swing, brides might want to think about skipping the big white dress and donning a suit down the aisle.

A bathing suit, that is.

In honor of the 66th anniversary of the bikini, click through the slideshow below to see brides who showed a little extra skin on their Big Days, as well as a few bridal bikini options if you're going straight from the aisle to the isles.

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  • Romantic Beach Bikini Wedding

    A beach bikini wedding in Toronto.

  • Pamela Anderson's St. Tropez Wedding

    The most famous of bikini brides, Pamela Anderson, <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,1219944,00.html" target="_hplink">married Kid Rock</a> in St. Tropez in 2006 wearing a string bikini. (The <a href="http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20010568,00.html" target="_hplink">couple divorced</a> later that year.)

  • Las Vegas Bikini Wedding

    In this photo, an Elvis impersonator sings to Beth Cates and Erik Berntsen (middle) as they get married in the back of a pink Cadillac in the drive thru of Las Vegas' Little White Wedding Chapel on July 7, 2007. Beth decided to wear a pink bikini as her wedding gown because of the 110 degree heat.

  • Hawaiian Bikini Wedding

    This bride wore a bikini for her Hawaiian beach wedding.

  • Mantah Bridal Bikinis

    How about a train on your bridal bikini?

  • Kate Upton In A Bridal Bikini

    These bikinis have a little more bling than string...and who doesn't want to look like Kate Upton on her Big Day?

  • G-String Bikini Wedding Dress

    After seeing the bride's cheeks in this <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/20/g-string-wedding-dress-ka_n_1219533.html" target="_hplink">"dress,"</a> guests who attended her wedding might have some red cheeks.